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Salary Level

The Winnipeg Police Service offers a competitive salary in comparison to other Canadian Police Services. Once an employee begins their career and training at the Police Academy, they start earning an annual salary of $51,716.37 as a Fourth Class Constable.

As a Constable progresses through his or her career and providing they have met all standards, their salary increases as follow:

4th Class
4th Class
After 1 Year
3rd Class
After 2 Years
3rd Class
After 3 Years
2nd Class
After 4 Years
1st Class
After 5 Years

*Above salary schedule is as of June 28, 2015

Note: Fourth Class Constables are on probation for a two year period.


The following briefly highlights the many benefits an employee receives once they become a member of the Winnipeg Police Service:

  • Uniforms, uniform equipment and dry cleaning are provided.
  • A clothing allowance when working in civilian clothes.
  • Shift premiums when working the evening or night shift.
  • Paid overtime at the rate of time and a half for the first four hours and double time for anytime thereafter a members regular shift.
  • Vacation leave: (120 hours after one year, 160 hours after five years, 200 hours after 13 years and 240 hours after 21 years) of credited service.
  • A Pension after 25 years of service. This pension may be taken at the age of 55 years or after 25 years of service, whichever occurs first.
  • The City of Winnipeg pays half of the monthly contributions to this pension.
  • A reduced Pension is available after 20 years of service or at age 50.
  • 120 hours of sick leave per year, accumulative.
  • Half of an insurance premium is paid for by the City of Winnipeg.
  • Dental Plan coverage.
  • Vision Care

Further details on these and additional benefits/options will be provided when an offer of employment is signed.